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Jump start your New Year’s resolutions FLINT — Bauman’s Running and Walking Shop hosts a New Year’s Resolution 8K Run & 5K Run/Walk, Dec. 31, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Flint YMCA, 411 E. 3rd Street. Early bird tickets now $10 at werunthistown.com/products/new-years-resolution Both races begin and end at the YMCA lots of free parking available! Course […]

MCC’s Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy Graduates 20

FLINT — The Mott Community College (MCC) Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy (LERTA) graduated 20 recruits today, Dec. 20, in a ceremony at the Event Center on the main campus at 1401 E. Court Street in Flint. The keynote address was given by Scott McKenna, Sheriff, Lapeer County Sheriff’s Office. Graduating from the Fall 2018 term were: Dana Sue Ackerman […]

Funeral held for Seymour Elementary principal



FLUSHING — Joseph John “Joe” Reinfelder, a beloved principal with Flushing Community Schools, passed away on Dec. 6 due to complications from a stroke. Reinfelder, who was the principal at Seymour Elementary, was laid to rest last Wednesday. His funeral service was held at St. Paul Episcopal Church in Flint. “Mr. R,” as Reinfelder was affectionately known at Seymour, was […]

McLaren Flint babies wrapped up for the holidays

FLINT — For the past 15 years, babies born at McLaren Flint during the month of December have been wrapped up in the holiday spirit. Members of the hospital’s Auxiliary who devote their volunteer hours being Comfort Sewers, are the secret elves behind the special handmade items given to the newborns. This talented group has been making red fleece blankets […]

In brief

Holiday movie series FLINT — The Capitol Theatre and The Whiting will host a series of holiday movies shown from 7:30–9:30 p.m. at the theater, 140 E. 2nd Street. The next movie is: It’s A Wonderful Life: Dec 20, 7:30 p.m. Buy online, in person, or call 810-237- 7333. Tickets are $5 for Adults, children are FREE (shown at checkout […]

MCC Earns Fourth Gold Ranking as a Veteran Friendly School

FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) has received a Gold ranking as a Veteran Friendly School for the 2018-19 academic year by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA). Gold is the highest ranking the organization awards to colleges and universities. It is the College’s fourth Gold designation in as many years. The Veteran-Friendly School program, created by the MVAA, recognizes […]

MCC recipient of grants for military education

FLINT — The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency announced it has awarded Military Credit Equivalency (MCE) Grant funds to seven Michigan institutions of higher learning. Mott Community College, (MCC) is one of the seven. The new grant program was created to support colleges and universities in their efforts to develop college transfer credit equivalencies for the education and training that veterans […]

Flint Repertory Theatre presents the international classic The Little Prince

FLINT — Flint Repertory Theatre presents “THE LITTLE PRINCE,” Adapted by Rick Cummins and John Scoullar, Based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. Performances begin Dec. 14 and run through Dec. 23. Tickets are now on sale. In the middle of the Sahara Desert, a stranded aviator meets the Little Prince, who hails from a small, faraway asteroid. Their […]

In brief

Holiday movie series FLINT — The Capitol Theatre and The Whiting will host a series of holiday movies shown from 7:30–9:30 p.m. at the theater, 140 E. 2nd Street. The next movie is: Elf: Dec. 14; It’s A Wonderful Life: Dec 20, 7:30 p.m. Buy online, in person, or call 810-237-7333. Tickets are $5 for Adults and children are FREE […]

The Capitol Theatre outfitted with new orchestra pit lift

FLINT — As the first anniversary of its reopening approaches, the historic Capitol Theatre has received more than $100,000 in two grants that will enhance its mission to provide world-class entertainment in downtown Flint. The Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) and the Consumers Energy Foundation each contributed $50,000 to Uptown Reinvestment Corp. (URC) to outfit the […]


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